Monthly Archives: February 2013

A Himalayan Adventure

From our Kathmandu hotel we hopped into one of the dilapidated taxis and headed for the domestic terminal at the airport. Before the car had stopped to drop us off, several young men had opened the boot and picked up … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

And finally to Nepal

Our final country to visit is Nepal. It has been a long road to get here, particularly for Jason who is 9 years late in getting here having originally been scheduled to come here in 2004 on a World Challenge … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer was our last place to visit in India; the last month has taken us to some incredible places, with staggering architecture, eye bursting vibrant colours, stupendous food and lovely people. But India had one last treat in store for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

To Jodhpur!

For the ride to Jodhpur we had sleeper class train tickets which are about as cheap as you can go before getting to unreserved territory which means bundles and people hanging out of doors like you see on TV program’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Jaipur

After our early morning (5am) train from Agra pulled in to Jaipur station we pushed through the throng to get out through the ludicrously narrow station exit and decided we could walk to our pre-booked hotel. It wasn’t long before … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Agra and the Taj Mahal

For our first taste of the Indian railways, the train to Agra in executive class was great, breakfast was served at our comfortable seats while we read the complimentary paper (but not for long because it was all doom and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment